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Manufacturing

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators.

A Day In The Life

Manufacturing Industry

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Salary Breakdown

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Average

$63,680

ANNUAL

$30.61

HOURLY

Entry Level

$37,640

ANNUAL

$18.10

HOURLY

Mid Level

$61,270

ANNUAL

$29.46

HOURLY

Expert Level

$94,890

ANNUAL

$45.62

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

27,670

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Mechanic

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Technician

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Supervisor

Degree Recommendations


 Purdue University West Lafayette

Top Expected Tasks

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Personnel and Human Resources

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Coordination

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Written Comprehension


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